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Oct 10, 2018
Are we thinking about gender diversity in the sciences all wrong, or at least too simply? New paper proposes a multipronged approach to thinking about and encouraging this diversity, for the benefit of science as a whole.

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How admissions leaders view challenge of filling a class, allegations of anti-Asian bias, legacy admissions, testing, international enrollments and more.

 

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Archive

September 27, 2017

As College Board unveils results from the new version of the exam, Asians beat all other groups.

September 25, 2017

Large number of private colleges plan tuition resets next year despite many experts’ view that the practice is a gimmick. The colleges hope to grow enrollment, contain student costs and prove critics wrong. But it won’t be easy.

September 19, 2017

Those who defend them should consider whether they’d require them indefinitely and whether such a requirement is consistent with good race relations in the country America is becoming, argues Roger Clegg.

September 15, 2017

Racism hurts students throughout the college admissions process, leading scholar tells meeting of admissions counselors.

September 15, 2017

James S. Murphy explores the question in light of a recent study on the topic.

September 14, 2017

Three reports highlight different ways that changing colleges is difficult. Bottom line (in one expert’s words): transferring students are “abused.”

September 7, 2017

Using funds from its endowment to expand financial aid, Boston University notches sizable increase in proportion of its freshmen who come from low-income backgrounds.

September 7, 2017

But gaps remain, based on levels of preparedness and by race and ethnicity.

September 5, 2017

Amid concerns about visas and the political environment, some institutions are maintaining or even increasing their enrollment numbers, but many report drops, some by as much as 30 to 50 percent for new students.

August 21, 2017

New paper illustrates the brutal and sexist comments faced by women in economics, and likely other fields as well.

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